South African State Banquet at Amalienborg Palace, 1999

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Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark host South African President Nelson Mandela and First Lady Graça Machel on their State Visit to Denmark on this day in 1999. The programme included a Welcome Ceremony, Receptions, an Award Ceremony, and a Return Dinner, but the highlight was State Banquet at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen hosted by Queen Margrethe (wearing the Pearl Poiré Tiara) and Prince Henrik, and also attended by Crown Prince Frederik, Prince Joachim and Princess Alexandra (in the Alexandrine Drop Tiara), and Princess Elisabeth (wearing Princess Thyra’s Sapphire Tiara).

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